Pointe Shoes and Cyberbullying – Episode 46 FTQA

Click here to listen to the podcast SHOW NOTES (0:15) Emma, aka “my special guest,” has danced in multiple productions of the Corpus Christi Ballet, makes purses out of Black Friday newspapers ads (and duct tape,) and once said that tap dancing was not a cool trick! She went back and reinforced it with duct … Read more

The Sex Talk, Why You Need to Have it, and How (Part 3 of 3)

Why Not Tell Him ‘No Dating Until You’re x Years Old?’ (Part 3)   “Scolding the Baby Penguin” Luis Alejandro Bernal Romero I’ve shared my story on why I had a “sex talk” with my son recently, and the responses have varied greatly.   Read Part 1 – The Reason Why Read Part 2 – … Read more

The Sex Talk, Why You Need to Have it, and How (Part 2 of 3)

You can buy a kit from Amazon. Passport 2 Purity (Part 2)   I talked about why it was important for me to complete Passport 2 Purity with my son in Part 1 of this series on having the sex talk. Here is a description of the program itself, and how I modified it for … Read more

The Sex Talk, Why You Need to Have it, and How (Part 1 of 3)

Photo credit: Elizabeth Ann Colette The Reason Why (Part 1) I was fourteen years old when I first had sex. The girl was fifteen years old. There are those who would be impressed, and there are those who would be shocked and horrified to know this about me. It’s the stuff of legends in my … Read more

My daughter is in business at 10 years old

The fourth Thursday in April is “Take Your Child to Work Day”.    I didn’t know that until I wrote this blog post.  Emma has enjoyed a hobby called Rainbow Loom for a few months, and as you can see from the image above she had amassed a bit of a collection.   What has … Read more

Planting Vision for My Son

It never hurts to have a positive outlook on one’s future. My Pastor recently gave a sermon about casting vision for our children so that striving for a life of excellence is the norm for them. I decided one day to take Jacob on a tour of my college campus this week when I had … Read more